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O’Shea bags a brace as Lions edge closer to title

Banbury Lions took another big step towards the Warwickshire Second XV League title with a comfortable 44-7 win against Old Laurentians at Bodicote Park.

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Cashel Chilvers scored twice for Banbury Bulls at Royal Wootton Bassett

Bulls blown away as Bassett wrest control of the contest

Banbury Bulls started and finished well but need to do better bit in between if they are to get back to winning ways against Swindon on Saturday.

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Jed Boyle
 bagged a brace of tries

Lions edge closer to the title after another win

Banbury Lions took another step towards the Warwickshire Second XV title with a convincing 36-14 victory over Nuneaton Old Edwardians.

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Banbury Bulls' Chris Phillips is tackled by Reading Abbey's David Cole at Bodicote Park

Top six spot is target for Bulls as Kerr wants more

Head coach James Kerr has now seen Banbury Bulls win 50 per cent of their South West One East outings but wants more in the final four.

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Banbury Bulls' Cashel Chilvers is tackled against Reading Abbey at Bodicote Park

Brady at the double as Bulls charge to successive victory

Banbury Bulls made it back-to-back wins as they came from behind to beat Reading Abbey.

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Head coach James Kerr

Kerr says it was all about the result

Head coach James Kerr was relieved to see his side get back to winning ways in South West One East.

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Ed Phillips kicked two penalties for Banbury Bulls at Reading

Stoop puts Bulls on way to first win in four attempts

Banbury Bulls finally rediscovered their winning ways as they ground out an 11-5 victory at Reading.

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Amy Bothwell, Sibford School pupil NNL-170221-151425001

Teenager chosen for RFU Academy

A Sibford School pupil has been selected to take part in the RFU’s South West Junior Academy programme.

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Banbury Bulls' Matt Goode tries to break through the Oxford Harlequins' defence at Bodicote Park

Kerr wants setback to refocus players

Head coach James Kerr is hoping history will repeat itself when Banbury Bulls resume South West One East action next month.

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Cashel Chilvers tries to power through for Banbury Bulls against Oxford Harlequins at Bodicote Park

Quins complete the double as Bulls slip to derby defeat

Banbury Bulls were unable to gain revenge over Oxford Harlequins in Saturday’s South West One East derby.

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Matt Goode tries to break through at Old Patesians for Banbury Bulls. Photo: Simon Grieve

Kerr targets run of winnable games

Head coach James Kerr knows his Banbury Bulls side need to rediscover their winning habit when they entertain Oxford Harlequins in Saturday’s derby.

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Ian Isham takes on the Old Patesians' defence during Banbury Bulls' defeat. Photo: Simon Grieve

Leaders send Bulls slipping to their third defeat on spin

Banbury Bulls were given a harsh reminder of what the top teams in South West One East are capable of.

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Head coach James Kerr wants Banbury Bulls to build on their cup display at Old Patesians

Kerr looking for Banbury to challenge the leaders

Head coach James Kerr is looking for Banbury Bulls to build on their Oxon Knockout Cup success when they resume South West One East action on Saturday.

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Banbury Bulls' Freddie Cracknell and Simon Brand keep their eyes on the ball against Chinnor Falcons at Bodicote Park

Cracknell’s cracking tries put holders on way to final

Banbury Bulls took a massive step towards retaining the Oxon Knockout Cup.

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Banbury Bulls' Cashel Chilvers tackled against Old Centralians at Bodicote Park

Holders are one step from the final

Head coach James Kerr says Banbury Bulls need to be more patient if they are to get back to winning ways.

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Ali Knight gets ready to pounce for Banbury Belles at Witney Angels

Keeble ends Banbury’s hopes at the leaders

Banbury Belles produced a gritty display in Sunday’s 22-10 defeat at Women’s National Challenge Midlands Two South leaders Witney Angels.

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Jamie Jones tries to break through for Brackley against Wellingborough OG. Photo: Neale Hutchinson

Maximum return is reward for Brackley’s endeavours

Brackley made it a maximum return for the month when they beat Wellingborough OG on Saturday.

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Banbury Bulls Chris Phillips is foiled against Old Centralians at Bodicote Park

Bulls punished for errors as they slip to second defeat

Banbury Bulls suffered their second successive South West One East defeat against Old Centralians on Saturday.

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Brackley's Luke Hallam Evans tries to break through the Bourne defence

Brackley end poor record at Bourne to take the points

Brackley finally put their poor record at Bourne behind them as they romped to a 22-13 victory.

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Freddie Cracknell gave Banbury Bulls the lead at Newbury Blues

Bulls get the blues as they see unbeaten run ended

All good things must come to an end and that was the case for Banbury Bulls on Saturday.

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